Marketing is the new HR: No it’s not…

Drawing parallels between HR and Marketing is not new. David Fairhurst recognised this when he ran resourcing for GlaxoSmithKline back in the late 90’s and was one of the first people in the HR profession to acknowledge and put into practice the beneifts of learning from your marketing colleagues when developing the employer value proposition.…

Social recruiting technology grows up…

Back in November I blogged about the biggest language and personality study ever undertaken and the fact that researchers confirmed they were able to assess your personality by scanning your Facebook likes and status updates. At the time, the research findings got very little coverage and those that did hear about it were very sceptical. I said I…

Facebook: The new Aol…..

Sadly, I’m old enough to remember the dawn of the Internet. If you are too, then you will remember the rigmarole involved in actually getting online. IF, and it was a big if, you could afford a computer at home – mine cost me £3000! – getting online involved completing a paper card form (yep…